Area OPP Police Press Releases

Speeding Impaired Driver Arrested – SOHAL

(WEST PERTH, ON) – On May 24, 2021, just after 9:00 a.m., a Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer conducting general patrols in the area of Perth Line 20, in the Municipality of West Perth observed a vehicle travelling in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit. During the traffic stop, the driver displayed signs of impairment, and was arrested.  

Ekmjyot SOHAL, 24, of Brantford has been charged with:

  • Operation While Impaired – Alcohol and Drugs
  • Operation While Impaired – Blood and Alcohol Concentration (80 plus)
  • Drive Vehicle or Boat with Cannabis Readily Available
  • Race a Motor Vehicle – Excessive Speed

The accused in this matter was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, call police at 911 to report it immediately.

Anyone with information regarding these or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

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